Young woman from Savannah, Georgia

Click here to view it larger.

What it is:

Cabinet card measuring 4.25 x 6.5 inches.

What I know about it:

Photographer is Wilsons Studio of Savannah, Georgia.  Otherwise undated and unidentified.

Comments:

I’m not sure why I have so few photos from the Deep South.  Is it just a coincidence, an outcome of my haphazard collecting?  Or are there actually fewer around to collect?  Probably the former.  But it sometimes seems strange that I have more photos from Europe than from big chunks of my own country.  Not that I’m complaining, just observing.  Meanwhile, here’s this one.  While it obviously has some damage, I think it still has its allure.

Advertisements

2 comments on “Young woman from Savannah, Georgia”

  1. Easy to see why the “head turned slightly to the side and tilted slightly up” angle that so many portrait photographers employ is still in use today. Quite flattering and not *too* unnatural. Relatively.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: